REVIEW OF LIFE-CYCLE ANALYSIS OF E-WASTE IN INDIA
e-Waste or Electronic waste represents the discarded appliances that consume electricity for their functioning, is a growing problem for developing countries. It affects the sustainability of the ICT technology in use. In 2020, electronic appliances form a crucial part of daily operations and the market is full with different varieties of these products with high demand. The research & innovation in this field is the reason the markets are adept at keeping themselves updated with the new & improved technology. The waste generated due to disposition of old technology is increasing at an alarming rate. The purpose of the study is to review the management practices and the policies framed that are still in the nascent stage. It also includes the review of the methods used for storing, processing, recycling and disposing of e-Waste. These have the potential to harm human health and consequently the environment. The domination of the informal sector in the e-Waste recycling introduces various stakeholders in the process. The paper evaluates the current status and the practices followed for e-Waste management in India and a few other countries.